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Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis, but another haunts him

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

Analysis: Obama solved one economic crisis. It"s the second that haunts him.

How the president saved the economy, but not the middle class If you worked a factory shift in Michigan in January 2009, when Barack Obama assumed the office of the presidency, you were wrestling with two manners of economic crisis. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 11th, 2017

GOP-run House votes to roll back post-2008 financial rules

The Republican-led House approved sweeping legislation Thursday to undo much of former President Barack Obama's landmark banking law created after the 2008 economic crisis that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 8th, 2017

Financial Crisis, Regulatory Agenda Shaped Obama"s Economic Legacy

President Barack Obama took office in the middle of a financial crisis with Corporate America .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 18th, 2017

Barack Obama lights National Christmas Tree for final time

Obama reflected on his years in office and said the US is a country that has come back from economic crisis, wars and national tragedies.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardDec 2nd, 2016

Obama says U.S. stands "shoulder to shoulder" with Greece

President Barack Obama said on Tuesday the U.S. stood 'shoulder to shoulder' with Greece, acknowledging the crisis-hit country had made progress on economic adjustment, but had challenges ahead. It has been the policy of my administration to do everything.....»»

Category: topSource: yahooNov 15th, 2016

Political Risk Analysis: Is Venezuela Now Entering A Full-Blown Political Crisis?

Venezuela is facing down a seemingly insurmountable mix of political and economic problems. The country’s economy is expected to contract by nearly 10% in 2016, inflation is spiraling out of control, and the government has not proposed any solution to t.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesOct 28th, 2016

L.A. ballot measure would make housing affordability crisis worse, opponents" study finds

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Measure.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

Housing ballot measure would worsen affordability crisis, study funded by opponents concludes

A Los Angeles ballot measure pitched as a way to provide good jobs and less expensive housing would instead worsen the city’s affordability crisis, according to an economic analysis released Thursday by the measure’s critics. The study targets Mea.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesOct 20th, 2016

The Brexit Crisis Isn’t Over Yet

All doomsayers are wrong until they’re not. World authorities from President Barack Obama to International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde all warned the U.K. of economic disaster if it chose to leave the EU. But the first hard statistics comin.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 23rd, 2016

Albert Edwards: The European Migrant Crisis Is A Disaster But Not For The Reasons You Think

Societe General’s perma-bear Albert Edwards is a widely read bank analyst because he looks at the world with an apparent mathematical mind, searching for truth and not considering politically restrictive niceties when providing economic analysis. In tra.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkSep 22nd, 2016

Larry Summers Argues Big Banks Losing Value

Big banks are no safer now than they were before the financial crisis, according to a new analysis by a Harvard duo that includes former White House economic advisor Larry Summers. Not only does the paper assert that the possibility of a too-big-to-fail s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 15th, 2016

Brainstorm Health: Canned Cranberry, Takeda Depression App, Economic Cost of Opioid Crisis

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Category: europeSource: fortune12 hr. 27 min. ago

Is A New Crisis Brewing In Germany And Europe?

Many of us were under the assumption that we could go into the holiday season with Europe pretty much checked off the risk list. The economic news is good and getting better, and the major elec.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 21st, 2017

How Silicon Valley came to realize its housing crisis hurts everybody

Housing prices chave limbed Silicon Valley's economic ladder while the majority of Silicon Valley residents — regardless of economic condition — have not. And therein lies the secret of the consensus that something must be done......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

Republicans" favorite argument for tax cuts just got demolished by a new analysis

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images A new analysis from the Tax Policy Center estimates that only small economic gains would result from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. House Republicans pas.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 20th, 2017

Buffalo is outpacing the U.S. average for income growth, says new report

Personal income is growing more rapidly in the Buffalo area than in the nation as a whole, according to a new report from the federal government. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis says the per capita income (PCI) of the two-county Buffalo-Cheektowag.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 20th, 2017

Tax Talks Advance Without an Analysis of Economic Impact

The tax debate that consumed Congress this week was missing an ingredient Republicans say is essential to any realistic analysis of changes in the tax law: an accounting of the economic growth impacts of an overhaul......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjNov 17th, 2017

Economic analysis: Why should retailers be open on Thanksgiving?

It may not.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 17th, 2017

Einhorn: "None Of The Problems From The Financial Crisis Have Been Solved"

A month ago, a downbeat David Einhorn exclaimed "will this market cycle never turn?" Despite s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 16th, 2017

U.S. Military Wants to Invade Venezuela, Invented a Humanitarian Crisis to Do It, Maduro Administration Says

Delcy Rodriguez, president of Venezuela's Constituent Assembly, insists there is no humanitarian crisis amid economic woes and international sanctions......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 14th, 2017